Lectures & Classes

Deep Surfaces: Reading Manuscripts Behind the Lines

When: Wed., March 21, 6-7 p.m. 2018

From cave paintings, to manuscripts, to maps, cultural heritage object yield their secrets to imaging technologies that allow researchers to look beyond the surface. Deep Surfaces is a submarine dive into a hidden world of texts beneath texts and the technologies that illuminate them. Lazarus Project Director Gregory Heyworth, Associate Professor of English and Textual Science at the University of Rochester, discusses his work recovering damaged cultural heritage objects worldwide and shares several objects never before seen publicly. They include the oldest translation of the Gospels into Latin, and Renaissance maps and globes.

Price: FREE